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Little Leaders

Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison)

Vashti Harrison

Hardcover

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (12/4/2017)
Compact Disc (12/5/2017)

Description

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.

Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations.

Debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text with stunning illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures of black history, including:

Nurse Mary Seacole

Politician Diane Abbott

Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Singer Shirley Bassey

Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, role models and everyday women who did extraordinary things.



Praise For Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison)

Praise for Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History:

2021 Connecticut Nutmeg List

"Vashti Harrison's adorable, idiosyncratic drawings...are poster-worthy."
O, the Oprah Magazine

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316475112, 96pp.

Publication Date: December 5, 2017



About the Author

Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of the bestselling Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History, is an artist, author and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. She earned her MFA in film/video from California Institute of the Arts, where she snuck into animation and illustration classes to learn from Disney and DreamWorks legends. There she rekindled a love for drawing and painting. Now she uses her love of both film and illustration to craft beautiful stories for children.